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Thoiria

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Jura

Geographical information

MunicipalityThoiria
Postcode39130
Latitude46.5343930 (N 46° 32’ 4”)
Longitude5.7358269 (E 5° 44’ 9”)
AltitudeFrom 430m to 873m
Surface area12.24 km²
Population179 inhabitants
Density14 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLons-le-Saunier (26 km, 31 min)
Insee code39531
IntercommunalityCC du Pays des Lacs
DepartmentJura
RegionFranche-Comté

Nearest cities & towns

Soucia1.5 km (2 min)
Barésia-sur-l'Ain4.3 km (7 min)
Clairvaux-les-Lacs5.7 km (8 min)
Meussia6 km (7 min)
Cogna7.1 km (10 min)
Hautecour7.3 km (12 min)
Boissia8.3 km (11 min)
Coyron9.2 km (12 min)
Patornay9.3 km (11 min)
Pont-de-Poitte9.7 km (13 min)
Vertamboz10.1 km (13 min)
Charchilla10.3 km (12 min)
Charézier11.1 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

To see the fruit in 1900 when the cheese wheel manufactures a county in the manner of old, and where you can find an assortment of local products to taste or to keep as a souvenir.

The territory of the municipality, instead of meeting common Barésia, Coyron Meussia and a wide river valley Cimante guide to the Ain valley where winds from the Jura largest lake, Lake Vouglans. The hamlet nestled in the valley is called Moulin de la Fraite. In ancient times, when it was water power was the primary source of energy, this village was the factory of the village, with two mills, pottery, two sawmills, a martinet. The ancients were grinding corn or gaudes, edging lumber or build tools. There are only few things in this industry. Only buildings bear witness to the past. The miller's house became home, privately owned sawmill in remarkable style, the bottom of the valley became a campground with lake access, hiking hiking waterfalls called back almost to the Cimante Meussia sloping down to to the old mill, to discover the work of the water on the rock and the infinite variety of flora.

Weather

Wednesday 4 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 3°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. -1°C - Max. 1°C
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Friday 6 march
Min. -4°C - Max. 5°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hot-air balloon flight in Jura
Nature and the great outdoors160 € to 200 € Le Vernois (25 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The Cimante waterfalls
HikeIntermediate2h45Thoiria
Nezan - Montcusel
HikeIntermediate4h30Dortan (22 km)
Tour of Mollard de Nétru
Village visitIntermediate1h30Chancia (22 km)
Bernard Rock Circuit
HikeAthletic3h30Bellefontaine (25 km)
Dan Cross
HikeEasy1h45Poligny (34 km)

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